Easy Octopus Salad Recipe

Octopus Salad

One of the main things in Italian cooking is the use of fresh ingredients, and that is the same thing you can expect from Calabrian food. A perfect example of this is Insalata di Polpo, otherwise known as Octopus Salad.   The Healthy Goodness of Octopus A prized seafood in Calabria, as well as in […]

Easy Capitone Fritto Recipe

Capitone Fritto

Considered a staple for the Feast of the Seven Fishes, especially for Napoletanos, Capitone Fritto is not just any fried fish. It’s a traditional dish steeped in history and tradition. It even has a somewhat shocking story about it. According to custom, it is best that you buy live eels and kill them right when […]

Creamy Risotto with Edamame

Risotto with edamame

Find yourself with some lovely green edamame and don’t exactly know what to do with them? Well, how about making a bowl, or two, of creamy risotto with edamame then? But before we get right down to business, let us first find out what edamame is all about.   What is Edamame? Nope, it’s not […]

What do Truffles Taste Like?

black truffles

For years, the culinary world has been in a frenzy over some dark weird-looking lumps of fungi called truffles. They are among the most valuable culinary ingredient in the world today. In fact, their presence in any dish is considered the height of luxury. Many fine dining restaurants proudly highlight dishes with truffles on their […]

Authentic Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

You will want to try this Authentic Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

Remember that time we spoke about the fascinating history of the wedding soup? You know, how people mistook the dish for…ah, but just go check that article, which works as the perfect companion piece for this one. We’ll be showing you an awesome authentic Italian Wedding soup recipe, since it’s a staple of Italian cuisine […]

Authentic Italian Zeppole Recipe (Zeppole di San Giuseppe)

zeppole di san giuseppe

In the mood for something sweet? Yes, yes, we know we’ve already talked about desserts, from tiramisu to that other tiramisu and cannoli, but since this particular topic is so popular among our readers…yes, we went there again. And we are pretty sure you will be mad that we didn’t bring this authentic Italian zeppole recipe to you sooner–we know this not […]

How to Make Soffritto

Soffritto

  It’s a fact that there have been a surge of health-conscious cooking in the culinary world lately. And with the emergence of so many troubling medical conditions, it’s no wonder that more and more people have become cautious about what they eat. But do you know that in traditional Italian cooking, the use of […]

Risotto with squid ink

Risotto al Nero di Seppia

One of the most quintessential Venetian dishes today, especially in the coastal areas, is Risotto al Nero di Seppia, or simply Risotto with squid ink in English. Influenced by its geography, a third of Venetian dishes have seafood in them. Take Risotto with Crabs for instance. But probably one of the most fascinating dishes from the Venetian coastal […]

Mushroom and Kale Risotto Recipe

Mushroom and Kale Risotto Recipe

Looking for some healthy fare for a dinner party for friends and family? How about you try making this Mushroom and Kale Risotto recipe dish, which would make a perfect primo dish, especially if you have vegetarians among your dinner party guests. Now, why exactly should you serve this risotto dish? Well, not only will […]

Risotto with crab

Risotto with crab recipe

Miss our risotto recipes? Well, look no further. After our Risotto with English Peas recipe, today, you can check our Risotto con granchio recipe, a.k.a. Risotto with crab. Why this shellfish is good for you? It is common knowledge that most seafood is considered healthier fare compared to any kind of red meat. And crab […]

Authentic Italian Rum Cake Recipe

Aithentic Italian Rum cake recipe

You want to impress your dinner guests with your amazing baking skills? Well then, how about you prepare any of these two delectable desserts: Baba Rum or Savarin cake. How get your hands on an authentic Italian rum cake recipe? Well, read on and find out. Trust us, you will surely impress anyone at your […]

DIY Garlic Butter

garlic bread butter

If you love garlic, this simple recipe is a must-have for your collection. It keeps in the fridge for several weeks, or even longer in the freezer–if there’s any left to save! Setting the butter out to soften will make it easier to mix with the other ingredients, and although you can use the garlic […]

DIY Garlic Seasoning

garlic seasoning

This versatile, garlicky seasoning is so easy to make and equally simple to use! Just measure all of the ingredients into a jar and shake it up, and you have a perfect all-purpose Italian seasoning. If you have a shaker with large holes like you might use for Parmesan or red pepper flakes, this is […]